Historians’ Moot by NIHCR in Islamabad

NIHCR to hold Historians Moot on May 7 in Islamabad

National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research Centre will hold a moot of local historians at its premises on Thursday, May 7 in Islamabad to discuss the role of historians in the present changing environment, to strengthen the discipline of history and to identify research and development areas.

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s message for Pakistanis

Pakistan and China need to enhance Economic, Defense, Diplomatic and Cultural Ties: Xi Jinping Islamabad is brimming with festive atmosphere as capital city has been decorated with lights and flags of Pakistan and China before the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping.The much anticipated visit is the first by a Chinese president to Pakistan after nine years. Portraits of the…

Pakistan and Turkey to promote educational and cultural linkages

Young students have a vital role to play in strengthening the friendship and brotherhood between Pakistan and Turkey, said Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey Mr. Sohail Mahmood speaking at a festive “Pakistan Day” event at Middle East Technical University in Ankara.

Pakistan and Turkey to develop bilateral cooperation in Agriculture sector

Pakistan and Turkey are set to deepen mutual collaboration in agriculture and livestock sectors by enhancing cooperation in areas of seed development, livestock, agro-based industries, and food processing. Pakistan’s Ambassador to Turkey Sohail Mahmood called on Turkish Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Mehmet Mehdi Eker..

NASA names asteroid after Pakistan’s Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala

The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner and girls’ education campaigner in Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai, now has an asteroid named after her, the Malala Fund announced through its blog on Wednesday. Dr. Amy Mainzer, astronomer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, USA, named Asteroid 316201 after Malala.

Young Pakistani among top global ethical hackers of 2014

Hackers are often viewed as modern-day pirates. While mostly true due to the security hazards they create, ethical hackers actually are very helpful in actually improving security standards. Most of these security experts perform these actions simply for the benefit of the community. Rafay Baloch is one such ethical hacker. Baloch, also known as Pakistan’s…

U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, Richard Olson, with members of the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network at the opening ceremony of the 2015 International Women’s Empowerment Conference

Women’s Empowerment Conference opens in Islamabad

More than 300 alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs from across South Asia gathered in Islamabad for the opening ceremony of the three-day 2015 International Women’s Empowerment Conference by Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network..

Online Shopping Trends in Pakistan

Key Trends shaping Pakistan’s e-commerce industry

In recent years, the trend of online shopping has caught up quite speedily in Pakistan. The country’s e-commerce market has more than doubled in 2014 to $60 million. The most common types of products Pakistani people buy online include clothing, electronics, mobile phones and footwear…

Pakistan’s first Model Disability Survey launched

Pakistan has launched its first Model Disability Survey (MDS) that would help estimate the percentage and potential of people with disability – most unheard and uncounted population of the country. The survey can be  a valuable document for the policy-makers as it would also help identify challenges faced by disabled Pakistan and define interventions needed…

Japanese Dolls Exhibit in Islamabad

‘Dolls of Japan’ visit Islamabad

An enchanting exhibition showcasing the traditional Japanese dolls is continuing at the National Art Gallery in Islamabad. The exhibit titled ‘The Dolls of Japan – Shapes of prayer, Embodiments of Love’ displays more than a collection of 70 dolls that have been sent in by the Japan Foundation.

Philippines Ambassador with members of Rawalpindi Chambers of Commerce

Philippines invites Pakistani businessmen to Trade Expos

Ambassador of Philippines to Pakistan, Domingo D. Lucenario expressed that Philippines is keen to strengthen business ties with Pakistan in a meeting with Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce & Industry President (RCCI), Syed Asad Mashadi at the Chambers office.